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Summer Fun List 2013

We’ve had a jam packed two weeks since school has been out. Hope we get to slow down in the next day or two and cross off some of the quieter activities on our summer fun list.  Do you have … Continue reading

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16 Years & A Bike Race

Over Memorial Day weekend,  my city hosts a bike race around the town square. Although we have lived here a few years, we’ve never had the opportunity to attend until this year. The cyclists whip around the corners at frightening … Continue reading

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Minute to Win It Night

For the last 4 years, my family has all gathered for a week in Florida. Since we are all spread out – Texas, Michigan, Illinois, Louisiana, Kentucky, and Canada – it’s a wonderful time for us to come together and … Continue reading

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I’ve Had Enough

I spent my Mother’s Day weekend at a soccer tournament for my  oldest. A perfectly good way to spend a weekend in my opinion. What is not a good way to spend a weekend is to listen to j*ack*ss parents … Continue reading

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Zombie Style

My kids think I am the biggest buzz kill ever. If they had their way they would watch tv and play video games constantly. But…insert evil witch cackle…they don’t have their way. I believe kids need time to be bored. … Continue reading

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A Sleepover Party for My 11 Year Old

I have to confess something. I hate sleepover parties. Really hate them. I know I should love them as a mom and love that my friends have kids who want to come to their house but alas, I hate them. … Continue reading

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Cardboard Boxes – So Much Fun!

The last time I talked about Caroline’s super hero party it was concerning the scavenger hunt, bean bag toss, and the chest letters they received. Today it’s, “Exploring the City!” When I looked on pinterest for Caroline’s super hero party … Continue reading

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Spring Break Fun!

2:50 pm today officially marks the beginning of spring break for everyone here and we are excited. Since we are staying home all week, the kids and I brainstormed some activities they want to do: I’m not sure how much … Continue reading

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Middle School Scheduling: A Last Minute Switch

I knew when my husband came home with large protruding crazed eyes, walking ahead of Alex and saying “I’m going to let him tell you,”  it was going to be good. But first, let me back up. Since Alex is … Continue reading

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Super Hero / Bad Guys Scavenger Hunt

At Caroline’s super hero training birthday party, the kids were required to complete 4 missions. Each mission had one or two components. For example, there was an “Accuracy Mission,” since all super heroes need to have good accuracy when fighting … Continue reading

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